Are you interested in finding some exercises that can be done while sitting down at work or at home? Sitting for the entire day is bad for your health, however, there are ways to make your time sitting down more productive. With work, school, studying, relationships, friends, family, and just about everything else on your plate, you might barely have time to breathe, let alone get dressed and get in the gym. Here are 5 exercises that you can do while sitting down are perfect for anyone working from a desk or spending most of their day in a chair.
Move to the edge of your chair with your feet on the ground. Lean back on the backrest. Then lift your straightened legs a few inches above the ground and raise your back a few inches off the backrest. Feel the burn in your abdominal muscles and hold for ten seconds.
**Eight reps of ten seconds each can strengthen your core considerably when done regularly.
Scoot up to the very front edge of your chair, place your legs out in front of you, and place your hands on either side of your hips, fingers pointing towards your desk. Grasp the edges of the chair with both hands, and use your core and arms to raise your body up off the chair and then down so that your rear goes down toward the floor.
**Push yourself back up, and repeat this 15times. Do three cycles of 15.
Next time you are sitting at your desk or sitting around watching Netflix at home, you should give these exercises a try. If you start doing them routinely, you may be surprised by your results!